This clip discusses the challenges that companies face in authenticating the identities of employees in a distributed work environment. We highlight the opportunity to access a wider pool of talent but emphasize the need for secure authentication measures. Cloudflare shares the experience of hiring and managing a team member entirely online, highlighting the importance of building rapport and avoiding purely transactional relationships.
This video notes that measuring productivity in a remote work environment is a challenge, as traditional methods of counting hours in seat are not applicable. Leaders must focus on business outcomes and develop key performance indicators to effectively measure productivity.
There's a real need for companies to adapt to the new remote work landscape by developing new authentication and productivity measurement methods, building strong relationships with remote employees, and embracing the opportunities presented by remote work to access a wider pool of talent.